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Peace lies not in the external world ....
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      4 comments

“Peace is to be found only within, and unless one finds it there he will never find it at all. Peace lies not in the external world. It lies within one's own soul.” - Ralph W. Trine ... Read more
Believe in yourself as being capable of overcoming all obstacles and weaknesses.
Monday, February 21, 2011      3 comments

Plant seeds of expectation in your mind; cultivate thoughts that anticipate achievement. Believe in yourself as being capable of overcoming all obstacles and weaknesses. - Norman Vincent Peale ... Read more
Being better than you were the day before ...
Sunday, February 20, 2011      4 comments

“The principle is competing against yourself. It’s about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before.” - Steve Young ... Read more
High Fiber Veggies
Saturday, February 19, 2011      5 comments

Highest Fiber Vegetables Avocado Beans Broccoli* Brussels sprouts* Cabbage* Carrot Chick Peas/Garbanzo Beans Eggplant Greens -- collards, kale, turnip greens* Lima beans Mushrooms Potato with skin Pumpkin, canned Peas... Read more
Life is a splendid torch!
Friday, February 18, 2011      3 comments

Life is a splendid torch! Life is not a 'brief candle.' It is a splendid torch that must be made to burn as brightly as possible before it is handed on to the next generation. - George Bernard Shaw, Irish critic and playwright Plant ... Read more
Portion Distortion?
Thursday, February 17, 2011      3 comments

Portion Distortion? Fruits & Vegetables A Single Serving Is About the Size of... 1 medium orange or apple Tennis ball 1/2 grapefruit Car headlight 1/4 cup dried fruit Large egg 1 cup green salad Adult fist 1/2 cup fruit or ... Read more
Give the world the best you have...
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      3 comments

One of my favorite quotes: People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway. I... Read more
Are you a Sugar Addict?
Tuesday, February 15, 2011      5 comments

Are you a Sugar Addict? How to Break the Sugar Addiction in Five Easy Steps First Step – Awareness of what Sugar Really Does to Your Body Sugar increases fat storing. Sugar disrupts normal brain function. Sugar decreases your overa... Read more
Tomatoes: Secret Weapon Ingredients
Monday, February 14, 2011      4 comments

Tomatoes This amazing fruit, which we commonly call a vegetable, is easy to add to meals. No matter its classification, the fact of the matter is that tomatoes are proven to reduce the risk of certain cancers, especially those in the digestive... Read more
Make a Healthy Kitchen Checklist
Sunday, February 13, 2011      4 comments

Make a Healthy Kitchen Checklist * Pictures of something that will be a reminder of your goals on the fridge *Have a clutter free pantry or cabinet with only healthy products (throw out the bad stuff or give it away) * Healt... Read more
Apple Cider Vinegar
Saturday, February 12, 2011      8 comments

It is claimed that apple cider vinegar is helpful in ailments such as constipation, headaches, arthritis, weak bones, indigestion, high cholesterol, diarrhea, eczema, sore eyes, chronic fatigue, mild food poisoning, hair loss, high blood pres... Read more
Friday, February 11, 2011      3 comments

DESIDERADA "Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, ... Read more
Explore. Dream. Discover....
Thursday, February 10, 2011      5 comments

If there is no wind, row." - Latin Proverb "If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door." - Milton Berle, comic "Things come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle - Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President Twenty yea... Read more
Making better choices ....
Wednesday, February 09, 2011      6 comments

It's bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my children's health than the pediatrician. - Meryl Streep, actress We should make better choices for our children's diets. Include fresh fruit and vegetables in your meals instead... Read more
Are you creating your own life?
Tuesday, February 08, 2011      7 comments

Are you creating your own life? 10 Strategies for Success 1. Start Gradually - Don't expect Miracles. Take is slowly. Learn all you can about your diet. Maybe you will lose 1 or 2lbs. Taking small bites and chewing slowly is a great p... Read more

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